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Circulatory System

artery moves blood away from heart
vein moves blood back to heart
capillary connects veins and arteries, allows for exchange of nutrients and oxygen with body parts
lungs where oxygen is picked up from
pulmonary circulation blood moving to and from the lungs
systemic circulation blood moving to and from the body
blood vessels tubes that carry blood, made of smooth muscle
heart made of cardiac tissue, pumps blood
platelets sticky part of blood
plasma liquid part of blood made of water, sugars, nutrients, minerals and proteins
hemoglobin protein in red blood cells
oxygen what red blood cells carry
white blood cells police force of the blood, attacks intruders and defends
blood type determined by your genetic make up, can be A, B, AB, or O.
ventricle lower chamber of the heart
atrium upper chamber of the heart
pathogens disease causing cells
cells capillaries provide nutrients and oxygen to individual __________.
Created by: scapurso